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Security LeadHER

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ASIS International, SIA partner for inaugural Security LeadHER conference

January 26, 2023SSN Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va., and SILVER SPRING, Md.—ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) have announced a partnership to launch a new event designed to showcase women in security. The event, titled Security LeadHER, will be held at the Hilton Nashville Downtown Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., and will kick off with a reception on June 12, with conference programming taking place on June 13. This conference will bring together security professionals committed...

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SIA RISE

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SIA appoints new chair and vice chair to lead SIA RISE community

January 11, 2023SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named a new chair and vice chair to lead SIA RISE, a community that fosters the careers of young professionals in the security industry. Jake Brown – business development/operations at Secure Access & Digital Systems – will serve as chair of the RISE Steering Committee, with Dakota Bierly – sales and marketing manager at Northland Controls – serving as vice chair. In these new roles,...

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FAST, SIA, ESA announce first ever National Security Technician Day

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FAST, SIA, ESA announce first ever National Security Technician Day

December 15, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) has registered January 23 to be National Security Technician Day. For the day and following week, FAST is asking businesses and individuals in the security industry to take the time to recognize the dedication, hard work, and skill provided by security technicians. Whether the installation of security solutions or configuring and servicing equipment, FAST said that technicians are essential to the delivery and function...

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SIA announces 2023 Security Megatrends

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SIA announces 2023 Security Megatrends

December 14, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released its 2023 Security Megatrends publication that identifies and forecasts key impact factors for the security industry in the coming year. This year’s megatrends were based on survey data collected during the fall. It was also generated from focus group input from hundreds of security industry leadership, volunteers and speakers from the 2022 Securing New Ground (SNG) conference. The Security Megatrends...

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SIA Women in Security Forum Power 100

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SIA opens nominations for 2023 Women in Security Forum Power 100

December 7, 2022Cory Harris, Editor

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened the call for nominations for the 2023 SIA Women in Security Forum (WISF) Power 100. In its second year, this annual initiative presented by the SIA Women in Security Forum will honor 100 women in the security industry who are role models for actively advancing diversity, inclusion, innovation and leadership in the security industry. For the second straight year, Security Systems News is the media partner...

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2023 RISE Scholarship

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Security Industry Association announces winners of 2023 RISE Scholarship

November 23, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named 14 young security professionals as the recipients of the 2023 SIA RISE Scholarship, a program offered through SIA’s RISE community, which supports the education and career development goals of young industry talent. Through this scholarship program – open to SIA student members and RISE members who are employees at SIA member companies – each awardee will receive a $3,000 scholarship...

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Tara Dunning

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Women in Security Feature: Tara Dunning

November 15, 2022Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As part of Security Systems News’ and the Security Industry Association (SIA) Women in Security Forum’s (WISF’s) continuing series highlighting the contributions of women in security, this month’s feature is on Tara Dunning, Vice President, Global Security at Wesco International - a global supply chain solutions provider - who is based out of Washington, D.C., and Chicago. A seasoned global sales transformation executive, Dunning has a history of leading...

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Also Noted

Antoinette King, PSP, joins Sentry Enterprises’ Technology Advisory Board

November 8, 2022SSN Staff

WEST CHESTER, Pa.—Vertically integrated solutions provider Sentry Enterprises has announced the addition of Credo Cyber Consulting Founder Antoinette King, PSP, to its Technology Advisory Board. King brings over 20 years of experience in the security industry to the board and has presented extensively on data privacy and cybersecurity. “We are excited to welcome Antoinette to the Sentry Technology Advisor Board. Antoinette combines technical expertise with a knack of identifying...

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SIA expands government relations team to better serve members

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SIA expands government relations team to better serve members

November 1, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRINGS, Md. –The Security Industry Association (SIA) has expanded its government relations team with two new members to support the development and execution of the SIA’s legislative and regulatory initiatives. SIA announced that Patrick Russell will serve as the new associate director of government relations and Colby Williams will take the title of senior manager of government relations. They both join SIA Senior Director of Government Relations Jack Parker to better...

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Scott Schafer

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SIA names Scott Schafer as 2022 George R. Lippert Memorial Award winner

October 27, 2022SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Scott Schafer as the 2022 recipient of the George R. Lippert Memorial Award, an honor presented annually to a distinguished individual for long-term, selfless service to the security industry and to the association. Schafer will receive the award on Wednesday, Nov. 16, during the 2022 SIA Honors Night reception at 30 Hudson Yards in New York City. Schafer is the principal of SMS Advisors,...

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